Rotor Blade Preventive Maintenance
Wednesday, March 6 | | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N255
Maintenance/Technical Issues Track
This is an interactive class where the subject material is designed to assist both novice and experienced pilots and mechanics in detecting and addressing rotor blade problems before they become a safety issue.
Learning how to find defects in main and tail rotor blades through the use of basic inspection techniques.
Dana Kerrick is vice president of IAC Ltd. He is the creator of a rotor blade preventive maintenance course that is accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) toward inspection authorization (IA) renewal and has taught at various IA renewal seminars. For the past 11 years, Kerrick has taught at the helicopter-specific FAA-accepted IA renewal course sponsored by Rotorcraft Support in Van Nuys, CA, where he has been one of eight presenters. Additionally, for the past two years, he has taught at the Airborne Law Enforcement national IA renewal seminars at their conventions in New Orleans, LA, and in Reno, NV. Kerrick has been a certificated flight instructor in airplanes since 1968, helicopters since 1970, and an advanced and instrument ground instructor since 1970.